Where is Lucca? How do I get there?

Lucca is located in the Tuscan region of Italy, about 50 miles outside of Florence.

Arrival Day | Pick-up. Check-in time at the retreat centre is strictly 16:00. On the day of arrival, there will be one scheduled pick-up from Lucca to the retreat centre at 3.45p from Lucca Train Station – the meeting point is outside Gelateria Veneta Piu, which is on the right-hand side when you come out of the station (about 50 meters away). Please do not use the tables or facilities of the gelateria unless you are purchasing something from them. There are also good public toilets at the train station.

Departure Day | Drop-off. Check-out time from the retreat centre is strictly by 09:30a. On the day of departure, there will be one scheduled drop off to Lucca Train station at 9:30a or earlier, depending on the requirements of the group. Airport Transfers or other transfers outside of the scheduled drop-off will be at your own expense.

Flying into Italy:

  • Pisa International | Galileo Galileo : 18miles from Lucca
  • Florence International Airport | America Vespucci : 50miles from Lucca
  • Rome International Airport | Fiumicino Airport : 162miles from Lucca

Regular trains and buses run from both Pisa and Florence airports to Lucca and are very reasonably priced. Trains also run regularly from Rome, however the trip is much longer (about 4.5hr).

Train prices and time table here.

When booking your flight, please plan your arrival time in Lucca around 3.45p, in order to coincide with the group transfer to the retreat centre.